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Public School Forum Releases Top 10 Education Issues for 2019

A renewed commitment to public schools and rural challenges are high on the Public School Forum of North Carolina’s list of the top 10 education issues for 2019. The list was presented at the Forum’s Eggs & Issues Breakfast in Raleigh on Jan. 23. Watson College Dean Van Dempsey and Ed Lab Director Brian Brinkley joined more than 250 business, education and government leaders at the event. more...

Leslie Boney Authors Op-Ed on Rural Urban Divide and STEM SENC

In a recent op-ed, Leslie Boney discussed North Carolina’s “rural-urban divide,” an upcoming conference presented by NC State’s Institute for Emerging Issues called “Reconnect Rural and Urban,” and the work of STEM SENC, one of five “points of light” that will be featured at the conference. Boney is director of N.C. State’s Institute for Emerging Issues. more...